OTG vs CD 1st ODD Dream11 Team & Playing-11 | Team News & Preview
OTG vs CD, 1st ODD, Ford Trophy 2018.
Saxton Oval, Nelson (Home team: CD)
24th October, Wednesday, 3:30 IST
Average first innings score: 255
Average second innings score: 242
Matthew Bacon, W Barnes, Neil Broom, M Craig (c), J Duffy (c), Josh Finnie, Shawn Hicks, Anaru Kitchen, M Renwick, M Rippon, H Rutherford, Nathan Smith.
Doug Bracewell (c), Josh Clarkson, Ma’ara Ave (wk), Greg Hay, Christian Leopard, Willie Ludick, Ryan McCone, Felix Murray, Kieran Noema-Barnett, Navin Patel, Bevan Small, Ben Smith.
Otago has named their 12-man squad so only one player from the squad will be missing out.
Rutherford will be the primary opener. In absence of regular opener, Broom is likely to open alongside him.
Hicks, Renwick, Kitchen, Rippon will handle the middle-order.
The key decision will be for one all-rounder spot between Nathan Smith and Josh Finnie.
Craig, Duffy, Bacon and Barnes will make up the bowling attack.
The team is complete new-looking. They have also named their 12-man squad and they are missing Keeper D Cleaver, Bowler Seth Rance and Adam Milne. Their Head coach is also off to international duty.
M Ave, W Ludick and Felix Murray may make their list-A debut.
Opener Greg Hay has been recalled, he last played an ODD in 2014.
M Renwick (wk)
Doug Bracewell (c)
Ma’ara Ave (wk)
OTG vs CD 1st ODD Dream11 Team Prediction:
Wicket Keeper: Both Ave and Renwick are inexperienced in List-A but Renwick has played first-class cricket. Cleaver will not be playing.
Batsmen: N Broom, Ben Smith, H Rutherford, S Hicks are good options.
All-Rounders: Doug Bracewell, K Noema-Barnett, M Rippon and A Kitchen are good choices.
Bowlers: Mark Craig, J Duffy, B Small, N Smith, R McCone are the best picks.
Captain and vc choice: